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Planned Giving

The Legacy of Hope Society of Church World Service

CWS provides a special thank you for donors who inform us that we are a beneficiary of their estate. We honor these donors through membership in our Legacy of Hope Society. This recognition is only given to those who have informed us that they have named CWS as a beneficiary in their will, retirement account, Charitable Remainder or Lead Trust, or in some other way. Also included are those who own a CWS Charitable Gift Annuity or other Life Income gift.

Along with the tax advantages of doing estate planning and the satisfaction of permanently linking your name to our ministry, the Legacy of Hope Society members enjoy these benefits:

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